The Chorographical Description Or Survey of the County of Devon

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Rees and Curtis, Plymouth, 1811 - Всего страниц: 442
 

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Стр. xvi - Only two other copies known; one of which is in the British Museum and the other in the Hunterian Museum at Glasgow.
Стр. 225 - It maketh such an hideous noise, that being only heard, and not seen, it causeth a kind of fear to the passengers, seeming to them that look down to it, a deep abyss, and may be numbered amongst the wonders of this kingdom.
Стр. 281 - Gurney, was parish priest of the place, who, as the story of that town hath it, was admonished by a vision in his sleep, to set on the foundation of a bridge near a rock, which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand.
Стр. 401 - Baronet, one of the seven bishops sent to the Tower in the reign of James II. His son, Sir Harry Trelawny...
Стр. 235 - Nectan, who highly reverenced the man, and verily believed, that, through his merits, her husband had escaped shipwreck in a dangerous tempest.
Стр. 148 - Papers, 1660, p. 212; Gent. Mag. lii.69. Henry VIII., who derived his descent from the Norman baron of that name, a combatant on William's side at the battle of Hastings : but his connection with Robert Malet, one of the judges of the King's Bench in the reign of Edward I. cannot now be traced. The subject of this memoir was born about the year 1582, and took his legal degrees in the Middle Temple, entering that society on November 29, 1600, being called to the bar on November 7, 1606, and becoming...
Стр. 323 - ... esteemed to be of such sanctity that you may read of many miracles ascribed to her holiness in his book that penned her life."2 " The Hamlet of Stowford ... in this place was Hieritha, the patroness of Chittlehampton, born, who as the legend of her life makes mention, suffered the...
Стр. 282 - ... bridge near a rock which he should find rolled from the higher grounds upon the strand. This at first he esteemed as a dream ; yet, to second the same with some act, in the morning he went to see the place, and found a huge rock there fixed, whose greatness argued its being in that place to be only the work of God, which not only bred admiration but incited him to set forward so charitable a work.
Стр. 337 - I forbear to speak of his cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel : all which are lively represented in a glass window of that church, than which, you shall see few fairer of one roof."] TURKISH GUK IN ST.
Стр. 223 - The third is some acres of wood and trees, that are a fathom about, and yet no taller than a man may touch to top with his hand...

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